Events

From Monday 14 to Friday 18 September 2020, the Competition of Tank Platoons was held between Armored Units possessing LEO2 tanks (A4 and HEL), with the participation of a unit of the United States Army Europe (USAREUR) at the Firing Range in Petrochori – Xanthi.

The Platoons were assessed in operational procedures with measurable objective criteria, which focused on small-scale tactics, shooting technique and technical issues of tanks.

On Thursday 17 September 2020, the Chief of the Hellenic Army General Staff Lieutenant General Charalampos Lalousis visited the 651 Base Ordnance Depot and the Hellenic Materiel Control Center (HMCC) in Agios Stefanos – Attika, accompanied by the Commander of the Higher Military Command of Army Support Lieutenant General Leonidas Kakavas.

During his visit, the Chief took a tour of the areas and facilities, noticed the high level of the personnel’s morale and provided guidance on the fulfillment of its mission.

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On Thursday 3 September 2020, the Commander of the Higher Military Command of Army Support Lieutenant General Leonidas Kakavas, as well as the Commander of the Service Support Division Major General Ioannis Kolyvas, visited the POL Pipeline Command and were welcomed by its Commander Colonel Theofanis Sakorafas.

During their visit, they were informed about the Command’s work and mission, while topics of mutual interest have been discussed.

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On Thursday 27 August 2020, the Field Exercise (FTX) “CHATZIANTONIS VISVIZIS-20” was held at “PSILOS STALOS” Firing Range in Lavara - Evros, in the presence of the Commander of D’ Army Corps “THRAKI” Lieutenant General Angelos Ilaridis.

Personnel and assets of the 50 Mechanized Brigade “APSOS” participated in the Exercise, where procedures and techniques of conducting offensive operations have been examined.

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